Got an unquenchable desire for awesome design? Belly up for a tall, refreshing drink of inspiration from the guys at Thirst, a hot design firm in Chicago.
Bud Rodecker & John Pobojewski, Principal Designers at Thirst, will serve up a sampling of their work for the area’s design, cultural, and civic communities, exploring the sweet spot between art and science to deliver keepsake artifacts and unique experiences.
On a hot summer night, there’s no cooler place to be. Come thirsty, GR!
Bud Rodecker is a principal designer and an adjunct professor at DePaul University. His work explores the space between logical constraints and formal play, and balances form with meaning. He is interested in systems and processes with the potential to create design. Rodecker has participated in numerous design-related lectures, workshops, and panels—sharing his unique perspective on design and the creative process.
John Pobojewski focuses on blending the worlds of movement, print, sound, video, and generative art. In 2007, John was named as one of Print Magazine’s New Visual Artists: 20 under 30. He has also been recognized by the Type Directors Club New York, the Society of Typographic Arts, and AIGA. His work has appeared in GRAPHIS, ID MAGAZINE and IDN MAGAZINE, as well as the permanent collections of the Chicago Design Archive, the AIGA Archives at the Denver Art Museum and the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. He has been part of several group exhibitions including WRITE NOW: ARTISTS AND LETTERFORMS at the Chicago Cultural Center and TYPEFORCE.